Integrating Primary Care Practices and Community-based Resources to Manage Obesity: A Bridge-building Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Practices

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank the following experts for their contributions and comments on this toolkit:

  • Lyle J. Fagnan, M.D., Network Director, Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.
  • Kristin Dillon, M.D., Columbia Gorge Family Medicine, Hood River, OR.
  • Francie Karr, Clinic Administrator, Columbia Gorge Family Medicine, Hood River, OR.
  • Lorena Sprager, Outreach Coordinator, Nuestra Comunidad Sana, The Next Door, Inc., Hood River, OR.
  • Maria Antonia Sánchez, Lead Health Promoter, Nuestra Comunidad Sana, Hood River, OR.
  • Donna Daniels, Ph.D., Director of Technical Assistance for the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, Qualis Health, Seattle, Washington.
  • Tom Eversol, D.V.M., M.S., Director of Strategic Development for College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
  • Troy Soenen, M.B.A., Director of Field Services, Oregon Office of Rural Health, Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR.
  • Danna D. Hastings, M.Div., Chronic Disease Programs Manager, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section, Oregon Public Health Services, Oregon Health Authority, Salem, OR.
  • Kerry Gonzalez, Executive Director, Oregon Academy of Family Physicians, Portland, OR.
  • Iris Mabry-Hernandez, M.D., M.P.H., Project Officer for Pediatric Research Grants and Contracts, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
  • The clinicians and staff at the following primary care clinics:
    • Bayshore Family Medicine, Lincoln City, OR.
    • Lincoln City Medical Center, Lincoln City, OR.
    • Madras Medical Group, Madras, OR.
    • Mosaic Medical—Madras, Madras, OR.
    • Mosaic Medial—Prineville, Prineville, OR.
    • M/More Care, Prineville, OR.
    • Columbia Gorge Family Medicine, Hood River, OR.
    • La Clinica del Carino, Hood River, OR.
  • The following coordinator and community members and their associated community coalitions:
    • Julia Young-Lorion, M.P.H., and the Lincoln County Community Health Improvement Partnership, Newport, OR.
    • Sharon Vail and the Jefferson County Community Health Improvement Partnership, Prineville, OR.
    • Beth Ann Beamer, B.S.N., R.N., and the Mountain View Community Health Improvement and Research Partnership, Madras, OR.
    • Lorena Sprager and associates, The Next Door, Inc., Hood River, OR.

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Internet Citation: Integrating Primary Care Practices and Community-based Resources to Manage Obesity: A Bridge-building Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Practices : Acknowledgements. May 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/improve/community/obesity-pcpresources/obpcp-ack.html